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Cultural Studies in Asia | Chinese Studies | English Language & Literature | Geography | History |
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DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE STUDIES - ELECTIVES FOR CSA-PHD PROGRAMME
CH6226 Chinese Literary Theories and Movements
Modular Credits 4
Workload 0-3-0-2-5
Prerequisite(s) Nil
Preclusion(s) Nil
Cross-listing(s) Nil
This module examines critically some of the major literary theories and critical movements in Chinese literary history past or present. It aims to provide students with a critical apparatus to examine and critique Chinese literary works and Chinese literary history on their own terms. The content of this course covers major literary works and theories as well as socio-historical context in which both texts and theories were produced. The course is designed for students with a strong interest in Chinese literature and culture. This module is taught in Chinese.
 
CH6261 Chinese Studies in the West
Modular Credits 4
Workload 0-3-0-2-5
Prerequisite(s) Nil
Preclusion(s) Nil
Cross-listing(s) Nil
This module is designed to introduce students to Western scholarship on Chinese studies by way of examining representative works from various disciplines within Chinese studies, including literary studies, historical studies, philosophy and religion. Emphasis is placed on critiquing the methodological assumptions, the handling of primary and secondary sources, interpretive strategies as well as the writing style in the chosen samples. The course may be team-taught by instructors from a variety of disciplines in Chinese studies. This module will be taught in Chinese and English.